prince harry And meghan markleThe team is serving some royal tea for the critics of the couple.
nearly a week after a representative for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex said they were involved in a two-hour car chase with the paparazziHis spokesperson is addressing claims that the incident was for publicity.
“Respectfully, given the history of the Duke’s family, one would have to think nothing of the couple or anyone associated with them to believe that this was some kind of PR stunt,” their representative told new York TimesReference harry’s mother dies Princess Diana, who died in a car accident in 1997. “Quite frankly, I think it’s disgusting.”
Harry, Meghan and her mother on May 16 Doria Ragland were in new york city Attend the Ms Foundation Women of Vision AwardsWhere the queen was honored.
According to the pair’s rep, after leaving the event, the trio were involved in a “destructive car chase” with “highly aggressive paparazzi”.
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“This relentless pursuit that lasted more than two hours resulted in multiple collisions between other drivers, pedestrians and two NYPD officers on the road,” the spokesperson told E!. News May 17. “Being a public figure comes with a level of public interest, it should never come at the expense of anyone’s safety.”
The NYPD also addressed the incident involving the royal couple.
“On Wednesday evening, May 16, the NYPD assisted the private security team protecting the Duke and Duchess of Sussex,” the deputy commissioner of public information told E! news. “There were a number of photographers which made their transport challenging. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrived at their destination and there were no collisions, summonses, injuries or arrests reported in this regard.”
Over the years, Harry—who with Meghan, stepped away from royal life in 2020— spoke out against the press, even sharing her fear of repeating her mother’s deadly history with Meghan.
“My job is to keep my family safe,” he said in his Netflix documentary Harry and Meghan, “But between everything that comes with the nature of being born into this situation and the level of hatred that has been leveled over the past three years, particularly against my wife and my son, I am generally concerned for my safety.” Family.”
I! News has reached out to Harry and Meghan’s reps for additional comment and has not heard back.
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